April 23, 2004
Egyptian actress Muna Zaki has come down with a severe cold that led her doctors to recommend that she remains home and avoid any exhausting activities like filming the final scenes of her upcoming fi
April 22, 2004
All ministries, official departments and public institutions will observe a holiday on the 1st and 2nd of May on the occasion of the Labor Day and Pro
36 Iraqis were killed during fierce fighting in the besieged Iraqi city of Fallujah, a US-led occupation statement said Thursday.
Jordan Kuwait bank increased its net profit after provisions to $7.73 million during the first quarter of this year, 36.1 percent higher than the net profit posted during the same period of last year.
The Bahrain Telecommunications Company's net profits rose to 19.4 million Bahraini dinars ($51 million) in the first quarter of 2004, against BD 15.5 million during the same period of last year.
In the Middle East, real GDP growth strengthened in 2003, reflecting higher oil production and in the second half of the year the reduction in uncertainties following the Iraq war, according to the In
April 21, 2004
A Turkish court convicted Kurdish rights advocate Leyla Zana and three other former Kurdish lawmakers of having links to "rebels" in their retrial on
Jordan's Export and Finance Bank recorded a net income of 1.7 million Jordanian dinars ($2.3 million) for the first three months of 2004, compared to a JD 0.7 million during the same period in 2003.
April 20, 2004
Jordanian police killed three "terror" suspects Tuesday in a shootout in the Jordanian capital, the authorities said.
Bahrain's Deputy Prime Minister and the Foreign Minister, Shaikh Mohammed bin Mubarak Al Khalifa on Tuesday received a written message from Jordanian
In a surprise move, Jordan's King Abdullah II postponed a White House meeting with President Bush planned for this week, citing "questions" Monday abo
Algerian state oil and gas company Sonatrach has signed financing agreements with six European banks for a total €1.6 billion. The financing aims to boost oil production to 1.5 million barrels per day
Morocco's state-owned Hydrocarbons and Mining Office (ONHYM) has signed an exploration agreement with Denmark's Maersk Oil, reported MAP. The European firm acquired eight licenses for exploration on t
April 19, 2004
American soldiers killed two employees of U.S.-funded television station <i>Al-Iraqiya</i> on Monday and injured a third in the central city of Samara
Jordan's Senate President, Zeid Rifa'i, sent a cable on Monday to President of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), Salim Za'noun, expressing hi